News articles

  • Photo: UCCS
    25.06.2019 /
    So far, more than 50,000 dollars have been granted from sports and media organisations in Denmark and Norway. This adds to the 130,000 USD raised by the UCCS and local sponsors in Colorado Springs
  • 21.06.2019 /
    There is still time for you to join the group of 120 expected speakers for Play the Game 2019 in Colorado Springs.
  • Play the Game 2019
    18.06.2019 /
    To secure time for U.S. visa applications, 1 July has been set as a new deadline for journalists who wish to apply for a conference grant to Play the Game 2019
  • Copa America _Ver En Vivo En Directo _Flickr
    14.06.2019 /
    The 2019 Copa América will be the biggest event held in Brazil since the 2016 Olympics attracting up to 100,000 spectators from abroad. But it will also be a sporting event with a maximum-security set-up held in the shadows of former corruption scandals.
  • European _Games _Minsk _Wikimedia Commons
    14.06.2019 /
    Once again, a major sports event is met with criticism for being placed in a semi-authoritarian regime with bad human rights records. The EOC vice president defends the decision of awarding the European Games to Minsk but is ready to discuss how to implement broader human rights demands for countries hosting Olympic events.
  • Photo: Pulkit Sinha/Flickr
    23.05.2019 /
    Cricket remains in the grip of an elite, whose appetite for growth is typified by the sport’s lack of interest in the Olympic movement, meanwhile, cricket commands higher TV rights than any other sport outside football but is struggling to grow globally due to historical, cultural and structural reasons.
  • Photo: UCCS
    13.05.2019 /
    Support from the Norwegian and Danish journalist unions has secured a limited number of conference grants for this fall’s Play the Game conference.
  • Svømning _COLOURBOX
    10.05.2019 /
    One in five Canadian athletes surveyed in a new report have experienced maltreatment including emotional, physical and sexual abuse, harassment and neglect. In another case, testimonies from dozens of Danish swimmers about a psychologically abusive coaching environment paint a similar picture.

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